Tuesday, March 16, 2004
The House of Delegates met at 5:00 p.m., and was called to order by the Speaker.
Prayer was offered and the House was led in recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
The roll being called (Roll No. 768) and 87 members having answered to their names, the
Speaker declared the presence of a quorum.
The Clerk proceeded to read the Journal of Monday, March 15, 2004, being the first order
of business, when the further reading thereof was dispensed with and the same approved.
Leaves of Absence
At the request of Delegate Staton, and by unanimous consent, leaves of absence for the day
were granted Delegates Cann, Duke, Faircloth, Ferrell, Frederick, Houston, Howard, Manuel,
Morgan, Schoen, Shelton, Trump and Wakim.
At 5:09 p.m., on motion of Delegate Staton, the House of Delegates adjourned until 5:00 p.m.,
Wednesday, March 17, 2004.